Presentation on theme: "Shared Space Admin Demo March 2011. Admin demo introduces - Adding users Moderating users Moderating resources Adding communities and sub groups."— Presentation transcript:
Shared Space Admin Demo March 2011
Admin demo introduces - Adding users Moderating users Moderating resources Adding communities and sub groups
Role of the Administrator Helps ensure the community stays focused to their original aim Is the chief communicator of the community Encourages members to contribute Develops the community by adding sub-groups and changing moderation settings Not an IT person
To Find Shared Spaces, go to the Communities tab
Use the A-Z control or the search to find your Shared Space
From the results click on the title of the community to access the login page
You will be asked to log in with your Athens username and password
If you have admin rights the Admin panel will be listed on the menu
Adding new members to your Shared Space There are 4 ways: 1.Invite new members link 2. ing members of existing Shared Spaces 3.Adding users yourself 4.People requesting membership
1. Invite new members link
Enter the addresses of people you want to invite to join
The box displays the text of the And you can add your own about the purpose, benefits etc.
2. ing members of a related Shared Space Go to the People page and select members to . You will be presented with a box to type your message.
3. Adding users From the Admin panel select Add user
You can search by surname but it is generally better to ask for their Athens username in advance. An will be sent by the system to tell them they have been added.
4. Moderating members When people request membership you will receive an to inform you. To accept or decline the request click on the link in the OR come to the Admin panel and select the first option
You have to allocate roles to your members. This can be done when you are moderating their membership and from the Manage members option from the Admin Panel
Moderation settings on your Shared Space can be set on the form at Manage communities… Depending on the settings you may have to use the Admin Panel to moderate resources.
alerts 1.As administrator you will receive s when there is any activity and depending on moderation levels set for your Shared Space you may have to moderate the resources before they are visible on your Shared Space. If there is no moderation the will state for review and no action need be taken. 2.All members receive alerts to new content and these can be controlled from the options on My Profile link.
Adding a new community or sub group
As with new resources you have to complete the form and some fields are compulsory. You can amend this form at a later date using Manage communities.. link on Admin panel. It is helpful to be specific with the aims and audience
The more subject interests you include the easier it is to organise and retrieve your resources Selecting this box will mean your Shared Space is only visible to members and you will have to use the Add user option to add members
Use this section to set your moderation levels
If you have further queries please contact You should join the Shared Space Administrators Shared Space to receive updates, share experiences and communicate with other administrators.